National Safeguarding Week

National Safeguarding Week takes place in November each year and is a fantastic platform for learning, promoting and raising awareness amongst practitioners.

November 2021

National Safeguarding Week - Tuesday 16th November 2021

Theme: Lessons Learned


Local Safeguarding Networks Virtual Regional Event

Presentations from:

  • Director of Transformation and Systems Change ‘Lessons from the pandemic’
  • Head of Safeguarding, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board ‘Lessons from Adult Practice Reviews’
  • Violence Prevention Unit Director, South Wales Police ‘Violence Prevention in Wales’
  • Autside Director, ‘Autism and Radicalisation’
  • Detective Inspector, Gwent Police, ‘Operation Pinebank’
  • Team Manager, Barnardo’s Independent Child Trafficking Guardianship Service (ICTGS)
  • Newport Children's Services Senior Manager ‘National Referral Mechanism pilot update’

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November 2020

In November 2020, to mark the occasion, we held a regional online event with different live presentations as well as several smaller workshops throughout the week, focusing on the theme of “Reaching Out”.

Please find below some useful links to different resources, which were highlighted as part of these activities.